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Achieving national priorities—the Smart Grid, electronic health records, cyber security, cloud computing, emergency communications—depends upon interoperability standards. Consensus standards for these new technology sectors are helping drive innovation, economic growth, and job creation.
What is the appropriate role for the federal government in convening industry stakeholders and catalyzing standards development and use? How should the federal government engage in sectors where there is a compelling national interest? How are existing public-private initiatives in standardization working?
The U.S. Department of Commerce and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are hosting a moderated panel discussion with thought leaders from industry and academia on this important topic.
January 25, 2011 -- 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Herbert C. Hoover Building Auditorium
U.S. Department of Commerce
9:30AM Welcoming remarks
10AM Moderated PANEL discussion (see panelist list above,) led by Phil Weiser, Senior Advisor on Technology and Innovation, National Economic Council.
11:30 AM Q&A (questions for panelists/moderator)
11:55 AM Summary
12:00 PM Adjourn
About the NSTC Sub-Committee on Standards
Start Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
End Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
The meeting was open to the public and news media.
Gary Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Patrick Gallagher, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and Director, NIST
Phil Weiser, White House National Economic Council Senior Advisor on Technology and Innovation
Mark Chandler, General Counsel, Cisco
Arti Rai, Professor of Law, Duke Law School
Geoff Roman, CTO, Motorola Mobility
Raj Vaswani, CTO, Silver Spring Networks
Stephen S. Pawlowski, Intel Senior Fellow, CTO for the Intel Architecture Group, General Manager for Central Architecture and Planning, Intel Corporation
Ralph Brown, CTO, CableLabs